COMPONENTS OF HOLISTIC LEARNING
By Dave Till and Christine Lines
This is the eight article in our series on Holistic Learning, to read the introduction and view the other components to follow please click here.
8. Sharings and Introductions
Experience Week, one of the core programmes of the Findhorn Foundation, introduces deep sharing and deep listening the ‘Findhorn’ way. In the welcome circle, everyone is invited to introduce themselves in turn, share about how they feel and their inspiration for being there. The focaliser of the group begins and leads by example.
All the other participants are invited to listen with an open heart and open mind and welcome each individual through their attention. It is a time to simply listen, not to comment or give feedback, making it a safe space for everyone. Groups form in a circle to reduce a sense of hierarchy and increase the sense of connection. [Read more…]